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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • A city of west-central Germany on the Rhine River. Founded as a Roman garrison in the first century A.D., it was the capital of West Germany from 1949 to 1990. In 1991 Berlin was designated the official seat of the reunified German government, but some government offices remained in Bonn until 1999. Population: 314,000.

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  • proper n. A city in the state of North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany, which was the former capital of West Germany

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  • n. a city in western Germany on the Rhine River; was the capital of West Germany between 1949 and 1989

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  • We have a team in Bonn right now for the second of several negotiating sessions this year.

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